Tag Archives: Evelyn Stohl

A Photograph Revealed: Origins

In A Photograph Revealed, you saw the following picture of Dotty, Edie, and Ev, ready for their three-month road trip. I also told you that this photo made its way to me via email from all the way in Sweden. … Continue reading

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A Photograph Revealed

Three Months By Car has been a part of my life for three years now.  If you’ve been with me from the beginning of this blog (or have caught up since discovering me), you know that I began my research … Continue reading

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October 24, 1929: The Three See a Fire

As I wrote in my last post, this is the first test of an element that I am considering including in the book that will be about the 1929 trip and my eventual trip.  I am interested in what was … Continue reading

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Behind Schedule

My last two posts, In the Box #1 and In the Box #2 discussed how Dotty’s step-mom sent mail to Houston while Dotty, Edie, and Ev were still in Arizona, nearly one month behind schedule. I know some of you … Continue reading

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Mentions of Clothing

As you may have gathered by now, much of the 1920s prescriptive literature found in women’s magazines discussed fashion, but the story about the three girls in Washington D.C. suggests that not everyone who traveled followed the advice given in … Continue reading

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Insight Into How Dotty, Edie, and Ev Packed

A couple of posts ago, I discussed how clothing posed as a packing problem for road-tripping females, as they were advised to pack for both the physical traveling as well as any social activity where travel clothes would be inappropriate.  … Continue reading

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The History of the Flapper, Part 1: A Call for Freedom

Hi Everyone, today’s post is a link to a wonderful blog post that came out via the Smithsonian website by Emily Spivack.  It’s on the History of the Flapper, and although I’m not claiming that Dotty, Edie, and Ev were … Continue reading

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Sightseeing: Coal Mines

Would you tour a coal mine if you could while traveling? You can today if you are in Scranton, PA in Lackawanna County.  Located in McDade Park, one can tour the Lackawanna Coal Mine via a sort descent in a … Continue reading

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Road Trip 1929: Day 1: Bridgeport to Hawley

Any good journey starts with Day 1, and to thank everyone for helping the Three Months By Car Facebook page get over 100 Likes before the 31st, I wanted to share a post card with all of you. Day 1 … Continue reading

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Meet Evelyn

Evelyn Stohl was born in Connecticut in 1904.  The oldest traveler on the road trip in 1929 at the age of 25, she was the oldest of four children.   Fellow traveler, and sister,  Edie was two years younger.  Better … Continue reading

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